CMS Subjects: Current Schedule and Full List

Fall 2022 Schedule: CMS

For a complete list of CMS subjects, including electives from other departments, see: CMS Full Subject List

Subject and Title Instructor Schedule Location
CMS.100 Introduction to Media Studies (L01) E. Schiappa MW1-2:30 4-257
CMS.100 Introduction to Media Studies (L02) I. Condry TR12-1:30 1-277
CMS.300 Game Studies M. Jakobsson TR11-12:30 E15-335
CMS.307 Critical Worldbuilding J. Diaz W1-4 (L)

R7-10 (B)



CMS.335 Short Attention Span Documentary V. Bald TR3:30-5 2-103
CMS.340/865 Immersive Media Studies P. Roquet F1-4 2-103
CMS.354 Japanese Literature & Cinema P. Roquet MW2-3:30 14E-310
CMS.361 Networked Social Movements S. Zidani W2-5 56-162
CMS.375 Reading Climate Through Media J. Paradis M7-10 E25-117
CMS.376/876 History of Media & Technology J. Paradis W7-10 E25-117
CMS.405 Visual Design K. Fendt MW11-12:30 4-144
CMS.586 Intro to Education: Looking Forward, Looking  Back M. Thompson

J. Gardony

TR2:30-4 56-154
CMS.591: Educational Theory & Practice I G. Schwanbeck TR4-5:30 56-154
CMS.594 Educational Technology Studio J. Reich T10-1 E15-318
CMS.611 Creating Videogames P. Tan

R. Eberhardt

S. Verrilli

A. Grant





CMS.614 Critical Internet Studies S. Zidani M2-45 56-165
CMS.616 Games & Culture TL Taylor TR3:30-5 56-167
CMS.619 Gender & Media Studies K. Surkan M7-10 14E-310
CMS.628 Advanced Identity Representation F. Harrell T2-5 E15-335
CMS.633 Digital Humanities K. Fendt MW3:30-5 1-277
CMS.701/901 Current Debates in Media E. Schiappa MW10-11:30 1-135
CMS.S61/S97 Virtual Reality K. Zolot F2-5 4-153

4.341 Introduction to Photography and Related Media L. Baladi MW9:30-12:30 E15-283A
4.374 Advanced Projects in Art, Culture, & Technology Staff TR9:30-12:30 E15-001
21A.500/STS.075 Technology and Culture Staff F1-3 66-168
21G.046 Modern Chinese Fiction and Cinema B. Yang R1-4 16-645
21G.063 Anime: Transnational Media and Culture I. Condry TR2;30-4 34-303
21A.500/STS.075 Technology and Culture Staff F1-3 66-168
21L.011 The Film Experience A. Svensson T3:30-5 (L)

M7-10 (L)



21L.432 Understanding Television H. Hendershot W7-10 14N-325
21L.433 Film Styles and Genres D. Thorburn MW1-2:30 4-144
21L. 434 Science Fiction and Fantasy L. Finch TR11-12:30 56-167
21L.706/CMS.830 Studies in Film C. Doyle MW11:30-1 56-169
21M.283 The Musical M. Marks TR1-2:30 4-152
21M.624 Acting with the Camera A. Kohler MW3-5 W97-162
21W.744 The Art of Comic Book Writing M. Liu W1-4 5-232

Full Subject List

Subject Number (Undergraduate) Subject Number (Graduate) Subject Name HASS, CI-H/M

Course CMS – Comparative Media Studies

CMS.100 Introduction to Media Studies HASS-H, CI-H
CMS.300 CMS.841 Intro to Videogame Studies HASS-H
CMS.301 Introduction to Game Design Methods HASS-A
CMS.307 CMS.807 Critical Worldbuilding HASS-A
CMS.308 CMS.808 The Visual Story: Graphic Novel, Type to Tablet HASS-E
CMS.309/ 21W.763 CMS.809 Transmedia Storytelling: Modern Sci-Fi HASS-A
CMS.311/21F.055 Media in Weimar and Nazi Germany HASS-H
CMS.313 CMS.813 Silent Film HASS-H
CMS.314/ 21W.753 CMS.814 Phantasmal Media: Theory and Practice HASS-A
CMS.333/ ES.333 Production of Educational Videos: Skills for Communicating Academic and Professional Content HASS-E
CMS.334/ 21W.788 South Asian America: Transnational Media, Culture, and History HASS-H
CMS.335/21W.790 21W.890 Short Attention Span Documentary HASS-A
CMS.336/ 21W.786 CMS.836 The Social Documentary HASS-A
CMS.338 CMS.838 Innovation in Documentary: Technologies and Techniques HASS-A
CMS.339 CMS.839 Virtual Reality and Immersive Media Production HASS-A
CMS.350/ 21W.737 CMS.850 Topics and Methods in 21st-Century Journalism HASS-E
CMS.351/21G.067 21G.567 Digital Media in Japan & Korea HASS-H
CMS.354/21G.065 21G.593 Intro to Japanese Literature & Cinema CI-H
CMS.360 CMS.860 Intro to Civic Media HASS-H
CMS.361 CMS.861 Networked Social Movements: Media and Mobilization HASS-S
CMS.362 CMS.862 Civic Media Collaborative Design Studio HASS-S
CMS.376 CMS.876 History of Media and Technology HASS-H, CI-H
CMS.400 Media Systems and Texts HASS-H, CI-M
CMS.405 Visual Design HASS-H, CI-M
CMS.407 Sound Studies HASS-H, CI-M
CMS.586/11.124 Introduction to Education: Looking Forward and Looking Back on Education HASS-S
CMS.587/11.125 Introduction to Education: Understanding and Evaluating Education HASS-S
CMS.590/11.127 11.252J / CMS.863J Design and Development of Games for Learning HASS-H
CMS.591/11.129 Educational Theory and Practice I HASS-S
CMS.592/11.130 Educational Theory and Practice II
CMS.593/11.131 Educational Theory and Practice III HASS-S
CMS.594 CMS.894 Education Technology Studio HASS-S
CMS.595 CMS.895 Learning, Media, and Technology HASS-S
CMS.603 CMS.995 Independent Study
CMS.605 CMS.606 Media Internship
CMS.608 CMS.864 Game Design HASS-A
CMS.609J /21W.764J CMS.846 The Word Made Digital HASS-A
CMS.610 CMS.922 Media Industries and Systems: The Art, Science and Business of Games HASS-S
CMS.611/6.073 Creating Videogames HASS-A
CMS.614/ 21W.791 CMS.867 Network Cultures HASS-H
CMS.615 CMS.815 Games for Social Change HASS-H
CMS.616/21W.768 CMS.868 Games and Culture HASS-S
CMS.617 Advanced Games Studio HASS-A
CMS.618/21W.765 CMS.845 Interactive Narrative HASS-A
CMS.619/ WGS.111 Gender and Media Studies HASS-H
CMS.627 CMS.827 Imagination, Computation and Expression Studio HASS-A
CMS.628 CMS.828 Advanced Identity Representation HASS-A
CMS.631 CMS.831 Data Storytelling Studio HASS-A
CMS.633 CMS.833 Digital Humanities: Topics, Techniques, and Technologies HASS-H
CMS.634 CMS.834 Designing Interactions: Media and Mobile Technologies HASS-E
CMS.635 CMS.835 Designing Active Archives HASS-H
CMS.636 CMS.855 Extending the Museum HASS-H
CMS.701 CMS.901 Current Debates in Media HASS-H, CI-M
CMS.702 CMS.802 CMS.702/802 Qualitative Research Methods HASS-S
CMS.842 Playful and Social Interaction Design Exploration
CMS.844 Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities
CMS.848 Apocalyptic Storytelling
CMS.S60 CMS.S96 Special Subject: CMS
CMS.S61 CMS.S97 Special Subject: CMS
CMS.S62 CMS.S98 Special Subject: CMS
CMS.S63 CMS.S99 Special Subject: CMS
CMS.THT Comparative Media Studies Pre-Thesis Tutorial
CMS.THU Undergraduate Thesis in Comparative Media Studies
CMS.URG / CMS.UR Research in Comparative Media Studies (UROP)

Course 4 – Architecture

4.341 Introduction to Photography and Related Media

Advanced Video and Related Media
4.354 Introduction to Video and Related Media HASS-A
4.374 Advanced Projects in Visual Arts HASS-A
4.602 Modern Art and Mass Culture HASS-A, CI-H

Course 21A – Anthropology

21A.500J / STS.075J Technology and Culture HASS-S
21A.502 Fun and Games: Cross-Cultural Perspectives HASS-S
21A.503/ 24.913/ STS.070 Language and Technology HASS-S
21A.505 / STS.065 The Anthropology of Sound HASS-S
21A.508 Anthropology Through Speculative Fiction HASS-S
21A.550/ STS.064 DV Lab: Documenting Science through Video and New Media HASS-S

Course 21G – Global Studies and Languages

21G.011 Topics in Indian Popular Culture HASS-H, CI-H
21G.030/ WGS.236 Introduction to East Asian Cultures: From Zen to K-Pop HASS-H
21G.036 / CMS.356 CMS.888 Advertising and Media: Comparative Perspectives HASS-H
21G.038 CMS.888 China in the News: The Untold Stories HASS-H
21G.039/ 21A.143 Gender and Japanese Popular Culture HASS-H
21G.046 Modern Chinese Fiction and Cinema HASS-H, CI-H
21G.052 French Film Classics HASS-H
21G.063 Anime: Transnational Media and Culture HASS-H
21G.065/ 21A.142 Japanese Literature and Cinema HASS-H, CI-H

Course 21H – History

21H.214 War and American Society HASS-H
21H.315 American Consumer Culture HASS-H

Course 21L – Literature

21L.011 The Film Experience HASS-A, CI-H
21L.012 Forms of Western Narrative HASS-H, CI-H
21L.021 Comedy HASS-H, CI-H
21L.430 SP.492, CMS.920 Popular Culture and Narrative HASS-H
21L.432 CMS.915 Understanding Television HASS-H
21L.433 Film Styles and Genres HASS-H
21L.434 Science Fiction and Fantasy HASS-H
21L.435 CMS.840 Literature and Film HASS-H
21L.486 Modern Drama HASS-H
21L.706 CMS.830 Studies in Film HASS-H, CI-M
21L.707 Problems in Cultural Interpretation HASS-H
21L.715 CMS.871 Media in Cultural Context HASS-H

Course 21M – Music and Theater Arts

21M.283 The Musical HASS-A
21M.284 CMS.925 Film Music HASS-A
21M.624 Acting with the Camera HASS-A
21M.840 21M.841 Performance Media HASS-A
21M.846 21M.847 Topics in Performance Studies HASS-A

Course 21W – Writing

21W.744 The Art of Comic Book Writing HASS-A
21W.749 CMS.935 Documentary Photography and Photojournalism: Still Images in a World of Motion HASS-A
21W.752 21W.824 Making Documentary: Audio, Video and More HASS-A
21W.787 CMS.837 Film, Music, and Social Change: Intersections of Media and Society HASS-H
21W.789 Communicating with Mobile Technology HASS-H, CI-H

Course MAS – Media Arts and Sciences

MAS.110 Fundamentals of Computational Media Design HASS-A, CI-H

Course STS – Science, Technology, and Society

STS.008 Technology and Experience HASS-S, CI-H
STS.056 Science on Screen HASS-A
STS.085, 6.805 STS.487 Foundations of Information Policy HASS-S

Graduate Requirements

CMS.790 Media Theories and Methods I
CMS.791 Media Theories and Methods II
CMS.796 Major Media Texts
CMS.801 Media in Transition
CMS.950 Workshop I
CMS.951 Workshop II
CMS.990 Colloquium in Comparative Media